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  1. RCA Execs Confirm Jive and Arista Labels Shut Down

    6:00 am 10/7/2011

    In an interview with THR, CEO Peter Edge and COO Tom Corson explain why it was time to “retire those brands” and how the artists reacted.Read more

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  2. Van Halen Sign With Columbia Records?

    5:10 pm 9/19/2011

    After 35 years at Warner Bros., the band has reportedly left for Sony. An insider tells THR that Columbia A&R executive Stephen Ferrera has been tasked with overseeing a new Van Halen album, its first with David Lee Roth since "1984."Read more

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  3. Vevo Gears Up for International Expansion, Hires Nic Jones as Senior VP

    2:27 pm 9/14/2011

    The major label-owned video hub celebrates its two-year anniversary in December.Read more

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  4. Angelica Cob-Baehler Leaving EMI to Join LA Reid at Epic: Sources

    4:15 pm 9/7/2011

    In her imminent return to Sony Music, the executive, who had a hand in signing Katy Perry to Capitol, is expected to move beyond publicity to marketing.Read more

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  5. Peter Edge Named CEO of Sony's RCA Music Group

    6:56 am 8/8/2011

    Sony Music boss Doug Morris also promotes Tom Corson to president & COO of the label group.Read more

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  6. Barbra Streisand in 'Heated' Talks for Columbia Records Deal Renewal (Exclusive)

    3:50 pm 7/13/2011

    With her contract set to expire after the release of August's "What Matters Most," could Sony's marquee artist walk just as her 50th anniversary at the label approaches? Read more

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  7. Can Doug Morris Lead Sony Past Universal Music Group to Be the No. 1 Label?

    11:23 am 6/24/2011

    With the new Sony Music CEO scheduled to step in July 1, how will the rest of the major label world shake out? Read more

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  8. Google Music Launches Without Label Licenses

    3:19 am 5/10/2011

    Sources say Sony Music and Universal proved to be bottlenecks for the cloud-based service, which allows users to upload music to a personal online storage locker, from where they can stream and download files to Internet connected devices.Read more

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  9. Is Sylvia Rhone Leaving Universal?

    6:48 pm 4/29/2011

    Recent reports allege that the longtime Universal Motown President is being shown the door. THR investigates.Read more

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  10. U.S. Music Sales Down Just 1.3% In First Quarter

    1:37 am 4/7/2011

    Nielsen SoundScan cites surge in sales during six of the last seven weeks of the quarter. Among the hot sellers: Adele's '21,' Cee-Lo's "F--- You" and Lady Gaga's "Born This Way."Read more

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